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Gameband lets you take Minecraft anywhere you go, available now

Gameband lets you take Minecraft anywhere you go, available now

By 9 April 2015

Minecraft fans rejoice, the Gameband is here to let you take your favourite game everywhere you go. While the Gameband might look like another activity tracker it's nothing of the sort. Gameband not only stores Minecraft saves but has the entire game... >>

Football Manager Classic 2015 for iPad and Android finally adds the 3D match engine

Football Manager Classic 2015 for iPad and Android finally adds the 3D match engine

By 8 April 2015

After years of being asked the same question about the handheld version of Football Manager, mainly by us, Sports Interactive is finally ready to add the 3D match engine to the management game for tablets. Football Manager Classic 2015 for high-end iPads... >>

Sony buys OnLive to improve PlayStation Now, OnLive subscriptions cut 30 April

Sony buys OnLive to improve PlayStation Now, OnLive subscriptions cut 30 April

By 3 April 2015

OnLive is dead. Subscribers have until 30 April to play their games on the cloud service and then the shutters will come down. However, the experiment into cloud gaming has not been in vain as Sony has acquired a large percentage of the assets. Sony has... >>

Some new Nintendo Amiibos will come in card form, normal 3DS to get NFC reader too

Some new Nintendo Amiibos will come in card form, normal 3DS to get NFC reader too

By 2 April 2015

During Nintendo's Direct broadcast yesterday the company revealed that Amiibos in future won't just come in toy figure form. Some Amiibos, such as characters for a forthcoming Animal Crossing game, will also come on "more portable" cards. In all likelihood... >>

Why vote for the next Prime Minister when you can shoot them in the face with paint instead?

Why vote for the next Prime Minister when you can shoot them in the face with paint instead?

By 2 April 2015

UKPaintball has provided the ideal antidote to the incessant whitterings of each of the Prime Ministerial candidates in the build up to the UK general election this May. Its website is hosting an online game where you can battle each of them using paint-based... >>

Nintendo is adding classic N64 and DS games to its Wii U virtual console

Nintendo is adding classic N64 and DS games to its Wii U virtual console

By 2 April 2015

As part of Nintendo's regular Nintendo Direct series, the Japanese company has revealed it will bring retro Nintendo 64 and Nintendo DS games to the Wii U virtual console service. Your TV monitor and Wii U gamepad will provide multiple, duo-screen layout... >>

Original Xbox plans were to give the console away for free

Original Xbox plans were to give the console away for free

By 1 April 2015

Microsoft originally planned to give away its first Xbox console for free. Or, at least, charge a nominal up-front free. Oddworld creator Lorne Lanning revealed in an interview for GamesIndustry.biz that Microsoft wanted his development team on board... >>

Google Maps Pac-Man is not an April Fools’ joke, it’s a gift from Google

Google Maps Pac-Man is not an April Fools’ joke, it’s a gift from Google

By 1 April 2015

Yes today is April Fools' Day and yes Google has overlaid playable Pac-Man on its Google Maps service. But why is that an April Fool? We consider it a nice gift from Google. The little treat from Google allows you to finish your Google Maps journey planning... >>

Sony unveils Batman: Arkham Knight limited-edition PS4 and more

Sony unveils Batman: Arkham Knight limited-edition PS4 and more

By 31 March 2015

Sony made a new limited-edition PlayStation 4. It's a Batman: Arkham Knight-themed version. In an attempt to lure gamers who are waiting for the final installment of Rocksteady Studio’s Batman Arkham series, Sony has announced a new PlayStation 4 design... >>

This is what it would look like if Star Wars and Final Fantasy collided

This is what it would look like if Star Wars and Final Fantasy collided

By 31 March 2015

Japanese games publisher Square Enix has a tradition of releasing collectable action figures of not just its own brands, such as Final Fantasy, but also licensed characters from comic books and movies. Now it has lent its unique creative eye to Star Wars... >>